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  • Find a Job/Internship | Career Center | San Jose State University
    for jobs internships Check out these sites for opportunities General Use SpartaJobs the Career Center s job internship database for on campus and off campus jobs and internships Other sites besides SpartaJobs www indeed com general job site www internbound com internship website www idealist org nonprofit employers Resources by Major College of Applied Sciences Arts College of Business College of Education College of Engineering College of Humanities Arts College of Science College of Social Sciences On Campus Jobs Here is a list of campus departments that have on campus jobs that may not be posted on SpartaJobs Spartan Shops San Jose State University Associated Students San Jose State University Library San Jose State University Peer Connections San Jose State University University Police Departments UPD Student Union Human Resources San Jose State University Housing Services Employer Connections Want to connect with employers face to face Gain a competitive edge by attending our recruitment events and services Our recruitment events such as our job fairs will be posted on our program calendar Job Fairs Read our Tips for Job Fair Success Watch our Job Fair Success Webshop Information Sessions Read our tips for success during information sessions Placement Agencies Learn about SJSU Spartan Staffing SJSU s very own placement agency Drop in Interviews Feel free to learn about our drop in interviews If you are registered on SpartaJobs you will be notified via email on upcoming drop in interview dates Build Experience Your experiences both inside and outside the classroom give you the skills and qualities employers want These experiences can help you build your resume and portfolio Here are different ways to gain experience Join student organizations Watch video about getting involved in student orgs Participate in extracurricular activities Watch video about extracurricular advantages Find out if there are research

    Original URL path: http://www.sjsu.edu/careercenter/students/find-a-job-internship/index.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Resumes/Cover Letters | Career Center | San Jose State University
    longer resumes are expected See Tips for Writing a Federal Resume Keep margins ideally at 0 75 1 Use traditional clean fonts sized 10 12 Use of bolding is OK for section headings and job titles Avoid using vertical or horizontal lines graphics italics and columns Proofread carefully for grammatical punctuation and spelling errors Make sure verb tense is correct Use present tense for current jobs and past tense for past jobs Tailoring Your Resume Before submitting your resume make sure you tailor it if necessary Review the employer and job description find out what main skills qualities and keywords they are seeking Then do your best to match your resume to them Accomplishment Statements Watch Marketing Your Skills for Success Accomplishment Statements video Use accomplishment statements for projects and experience Quantify whenever possible such as number of customers you served classmates you presented to or percentage of increase in profit Example Managed annual club budget to Managed annual budget of 5000 for marketing and executing events resulting in a 20 increase in club members View Action Verbs handout for a list of verbs to start Use the S T A R Situation Task Action Results method or learn from Google Executive Laszlo Bock s formula for writing a winning resume View Examples of Accomplishment Statements handout for more ideas Transferable Skills View Transferable Skills handout for a list of skills you can use Demonstrate the Top Attributes Employers Want to See on Resumes Highlight transferable skills such as leadership communication and teamwork in projects and experience When using experience not directly in your field focus on transferable skills to keep it relevant Learn more about using transferable skills as well as the top 10 skills employers want Marketing Your Brand Besides your resume make sure you always submit a

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  • Networking | Career Center | San Jose State University
    person It involves establishing relationships with people who can help you advance your career in many ways What the video about networking Benefits of Networking Inside information on what s happening in your field of interest such as an organization s plan to expand operations or release a new product Job search advice specific to your field of interest where the jobs are typically listed Tips on your job hunting tools resume and or portfolio Names of people to contact about possible employment or informational interviews Follow up interview and a possible job offer Build Your Network Here are ways to find people to network with Your Personal Network Consider your family friends roommates significant others SJSU faculty and staff alumni past and present co workers neighbors club and organization and association members people at the gym people at the local coffee house and neighborhood store and people in your religious community Ask your contacts to introduce you to their contacts and keep your list growing Opportunities to network with people arise at any time and any place Never underestimate an opportunity to make a connection Professional Associations Professional Journals Many of these associations have job listings and are also a good way to network with people working in a career field that interests you Find local branches join and become active Check out these websites for listings of associations by career field Weddles Professional Association List Internet Public Library Resources by Major Listservs Emails Listservs blogs and emails are generated by many sources including academic departments yahoo groups professional associations etc and are a great way to tap into career information and job listings Online Social Networking There are a number of online networking websites where you can make great professional contacts LinkedIn Facebook Listing of Online Communities Knowing

    Original URL path: http://www.sjsu.edu/careercenter/students/find-a-job-internship/networking/index.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Interviewing | Career Center | San Jose State University
    find opportunities eventually you ll receive an interview Review the tips and resources to be prepared Preparing for the Interview Interviews may occur at the employer s site on the telephone at a job fair or over coffee But no matter where they occur preparation is the key to success Watch the video on the Top 10 Interview Mistakes Know about the different types of interviews Learn about what happens during the interview Research the employer and analyze the job description Prepare for the different types of interview questions Write down your responses to common interview questions Give examples during the interview Utilize the STAR method to learn how to tell your story effectively Read about appropriate interview dress and review tips for professional etiquette Practice with someone to perfect your answers Repetition will help you remember the core components to your answers Be prepared to ask questions after the interview Don t ask questions about benefits or compensation save those for after you are offered the position Here are examples What do you like best about working here What would a typical day look like What would success look like after 3 months or 6 months in this position What is the next step in the interviewing process Watch video about 2nd interviews Watch video about Interview Follow Up Big Interview Utilize our free online training tool known as Big Interview The tool will help you practice with the ability to record and review your answers Choose from dozens of interview sets and over 20 different industries majors Utilize nearly 40 lessons and learn all the best interviewing techniques to get you on track Go to SJSU Big Interview first time users will find instructions on how to register If you are an Alumni Association member or registered member

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  • Receiving an Offer | Career Center | San Jose State University
    our salary resources for help evaluating your offer and tips on negotiating salary Benefits Examine the compensation packet carefully and don t hesitate to ask the HR representative questions about vacation dental medical optical and retirement benefits Also consider perks such as bonuses paid lunches flex time professional development funding etc Location On average bay area employees spend approximately one hour commuting daily If commuting is an issue for you take this into account in your overall evaluation of the offer Research whether the employer is accessible via bus BART or train shuttle Work Life Balance What will your expected work schedule be Many companies now offer telecommuting or flexible work hours Find out what options are open to you and weigh these with your preferred lifestyle Will you be required to work overtime If so will you be compensated Most organizations will not pay overtime for salaried employees but many will offer comp time or break time for project teams If you are expected to work overtime inquire about how often it will happen are there peak times for overtime Professional Development Will your career growth be supported and encouraged Does the employer have a pulicy on helping with continuing education costs a master s degree technical training writing courses etc Is there room to grow within the company How often will your performance be reviewed and does this include a salary review Will there be opportunities to work on challenging projects that will enable you to use skills and abilities that best reflect your strengths Office Culture Consider the environment you will be working in Your boss co workers and the overall focus and drive of a company will greatly impact your happiness productivity and success in an organization Multiple Job Offers Accepting a job offer can be

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  • Job/Internship Fairs: Employers | Career Center | San Jose State University
    One Event Last Day to Register 2 8 16 Corporate 700 SOLD OUT Register Now Government 500 SOLD OUT Register Now Nonprofit Human Service 501 c3 required 140 SOLD OUT Register Now Employment Placement Agency Review Course Testing Center 900 SOLD OUT Register Now Registration fee includes two representatives one 6 table chairs wireless connection parking permit and lunch while supplies last Additional Fees 30 for each additional representative that checks in at the fair and 30 for an electrical hook up EXPO 16 Job Internship Fair Meet with San José State University candidates seeking your available job or internship opportunities for all majors This event attracts over 2 000 students Wednesday February 24 2016 12 00 5 00pm Event Center Attendee Type Registration Fees One Event Last Day to Register 2 8 16 Corporate 700 SOLD OUT Register Now Government 500 SOLD OUT Register Now Nonprofit Human Service 501 c3 required 140 SOLD OUT Register Now Employment Placement Agency Review Course Testing Center 900 SOLD OUT Register Now Registration fee includes two representatives one 6 table chairs wireless connection parking permit and lunch while supplies last Additional Fees 30 for each additional representative that checks in at the fair and 30 for an electrical hook up Spring 16 Nonprofit Public Service Job Internship Fair Meet with San José State University and NOVA candidates seeking volunteer internship job and board opportunities Approximately 200 candidates attend this event Tuesday March 1 2016 12 00 3 00pm Student Union Ballroom Attendee Type Registration Fees One Event Last Day to Register 2 22 16 Government 30 Register Now Nonprofit Human Service 501 c3 required 30 Register Now Registration fee includes two representatives one 6 table chairs wireless connection and parking permit Spring 16 Just In Time Job Internship Fair Meet with San José

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  • SJSU Spartan Staffing | Career Center | San Jose State University
    Our Mission The Team Eligibility Learning Outcomes Assessment Student Success Fee Services Resources FAQs Contact Us SJSU Home Career Center Employer Services SJSU Spartan Staffing SJSU Spartan Staffing MySJSU Canvas Athletics Give to SJSU Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest YouTube Instagram RSS Navigate BACK to Employer Services Post a Job Internship SJSU Spartan Staffing Job Internship Fairs Internship Recruitment Information Sessions Drop In Interviews for Employers On Campus Interviewing Enhance Your Visibility Employer Services Policies Employment Salary Data Educational Programming About Our Students Sponsors SJSU Spartan Staffing is a high touch customized candidate referral service that matches SJSU students and alumni to jobs and internships at various companies SJSU Spartan Staffing accommodates internships direct hires temporary temporary to regular and gigs freelance workers We refer candidates for short term or long term assignments and special projects or events We also offer payroll services SJSU Spartan Staffing is a one stop shop for all your hiring needs Business Solutions Direct Hires Temporary Hires Temporary to Regular Hires Meet up Internship Recruitment Gigs Freelance Workers Payroll Services Build Your Own To schedule a no cost consultation with an SJSU Spartan Staffing agent or to see if SJSU Spartan Staffing is right for your

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  • Drop-In Interviews for Employers | Career Center | San Jose State University
    Instagram RSS Navigate BACK to Employer Services Post a Job Internship SJSU Spartan Staffing Job Internship Fairs Internship Recruitment Information Sessions Drop In Interviews for Employers On Campus Interviewing Enhance Your Visibility Employer Services Policies Employment Salary Data Educational Programming About Our Students Sponsors What are Drop In Interviews Drop In interviews are a no cost service offered to employers seeking to fill many positions quickly This service works best with the employers in the service industry e g retail foods entertainment hospitality or for positions that require little to no experience Highlights No cost service Access to large pool of qualified candidates Candidates are prescreened online Ability to host two Drop In Interview events annually Reservation of private interview rooms on campus Company and available positions are marketed throughout the San Francisco Bay Area How It Works A Drop In Interview event is like speed networking Based upon the minimum eligibility requirements you send us recruiters will be referred eligible candidates every 15 minutes this allows recruiters to meet many candidates in a short amount of time Since you re provided with a private interview room it allows you to have a face to face initial interview without distraction These events are open to the general public to ensure a diverse pool of qualified candidates Each candidate participates in an initial online prescreening before they are referred to you to ensure they meet your minimum qualifications Up to seven recruiters can be accommodated At the end of the day of your drop in interview event you will be provided an additional space to host a 30 minute group interview Group interviews are informational in nature and we encourage you to collect resumes answer questions and to provide candidates with information regarding next steps Group interviews are typically up to

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